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Caher Mountain Cathair A name in Irish
(Ir. Cathair [OSI 1:25,000], 'stone fort') Kerry County, in Arderin, Vandeleur-Lynam, Irish 900s Lists, Purple sandstone & siltstone Bedrock

Height: 1000m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 78 Grid Reference: V79261 83891 This summit has been logged as climbed by 805 members. Recently by: Cathal-Kelly, cathalferris, Helenha, oldpragmatist, wjnunan, GillSte, gaoithe, IainT, toblereoghan, HeartTrek, salford7, TriHarder, daithileonard, Philhanson, corkrats
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Longitude: -9.758549, Latitude: 51.994449 , Easting: 79261, Northing: 83891 Prominence: 99.76m,   Isolation: 0.3km
ITM: 479237 583950,   GPS IDs, 6 char: Caher, 10 char: Caher
Bedrock type: Purple sandstone & siltstone, (Ballinskelligs Sandstone Formation)

According to Ó Cíobháin, this mountain is also known as Cathair na Féinne, 'stone fort of the Fianna'.   Caher is the third highest mountain in Ireland. Caher is the third highest point in county Kerry.

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Two for the price of one! .. by group   (Show all for Caher)
 
My son and I did the Coomloughra Horseshoe on 30t .. by John Finn   (Show all for Caher)
 
Caher is at just over 1000m and as you move east .. by simon3   (Show all for Caher)
 
MountainViews.ie Picture about mountain Caher in area MacGillycuddy
 
Fergal Meath on Caher, 2007
by Fergal Meath  24 Jan 2007
Encountered the magnificent Caher whilst doing the Coomloughra horseshoe ascent to Carrauntoohil. The wind was a bit high so the group decided not to do the Beenkeragh ridge but instead we descended by the scree slope into Coomloughra glen. Would not recommend this descent as we ran into steep ground and had to negotiate a couple of crags. The peak to the left is Caher with its West top to the right as seen from the ridge across to Carrauntohil. Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/summit/3/comment/2593/
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This is a shot of Caher taken from Carrauntoohil .. by sliabh   (Show all for Caher)
 
A tourist I spoke to recently talked about seeing .. by wicklore   (Show all for Caher)
 
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